Hayley Westenra discography

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Hayley Westenra discography
Studio albums 10
Compilation albums 2
Singles 3

This is the discography of New Zealand-born classical crossover singer Hayley Westenra.[1]

Westenra is a Christchurch, New Zealand soprano, classical crossover artist.

International studio albums[edit]

Year Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds)
2003 Pure
  • Released: July 10, 2003
  • Label: Decca
  • Formats: CD
1 1 7 8 1 70
2005 Odyssey 1 1 21 10 1
2007 Treasure (as Celtic Treasure in the United States)
  • Released: February 26, 2007
  • Label: Decca
  • Formats: CD, Digital Download
1 1 47 9 1 184
  • NZ: 2× Platinum
  • UK: Silver
2009 Winter Magic
  • Released: September 30, 2009
  • Label: Decca / Universal
  • Formats: CD, Digital Download
20 95 9
2011 Paradiso (with Ennio Morricone)
  • Released: April 18, 2011
  • Label: Decca / Universal
  • Formats: CD, Digital Download
1 1 13 1
2013 Hushabye
  • Released: June 14, 2013
  • Label: Decca / Universal
  • Formats: CD, Digital Download

International compilation albums[edit]

Year Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
2008 River of Dreams: The Very Best of Hayley Westenra
  • Released: October 27, 2008
  • Label: Decca
  • Formats: CD
13 24 2
  • NZ: Platinum[6]

Regional studio albums[edit]

Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds)
Walking In the Air
  • Released: 2000
  • Label: N/A
  • Formats: CD
Hayley Westenra
  • Released: April 26, 2001
  • Label: Universal
  • Formats: CD
My Gift to You
  • Released: November 15, 2001
  • Label: Universal
  • Formats: CD
Hayley Sings Japanese Songs
  • Released: June 23, 2008
  • Label: Universal
  • Formats: CD, Digital Download
Hayley Sings Japanese Songs 2
  • Released: March 17, 2009
  • Label: Universal
  • Formats: CD, Digital Download
16 1

Other albums[edit]

Year Album title Notes Region
2004 Wuthering Heights Referred to as a "mini-album" in her autobiography[8] Asia
2006 Crystal [9] Asia
2007 Amazing Grace – The Best of Hayley Westenra [9] Japan
2007 Prayer Contains songs which were not previously released in Japan Japan
2008 The Best of Pure Voice Japan limited offer; This album reached 7th on the "Western Pop Chart of Taiwan" in 2010. Japan
2009 Winter Magic (Japanese: Fuyu No Kagayaki – Koibito Tachi No Pure Voice; 冬の輝き – 恋人たちのピュア・ヴォイス) Released 30 September 2009 to coincide with her October 2009 tour of Japan; in two editions, regular and limited[10][11] Japan
2014 Hayley Westenra: The Best Originally released in Japan 26 March 2014; her second release of greatest hits in the Far East; in two editions, regular and limited Japan

With Celtic Woman[edit]

Year Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds)
2007 Celtic Woman: A New Journey
  • Released: January 30, 2007
  • Label: Manhattan
  • Formats: CD, DVD

Singles and EPs[edit]

Year Single title Region
2003 "Amazing Grace" Japan
2005 "Wiegenlied" Japan
2009 "Nemunoki no Komori Uta/Tsubomi" Japan


Year Featured in Notes
2003 Russell Watson Live Sang "I Dreamed a Dream" and a duet with Watson on the song "Pokarekare Ana"
2004 Nussknacker und Mausekönig Sang "Peaches and Creamy World"[8]
2005 Mulan II Soundtrack Sang "Here Beside Me"
2005 The Merchant of Venice Soundtrack Sang "Bridal Ballad"
2005 Lilo & Stitch 2 Sang "Always"
2005 The Choirboys The Choirboys Sang Do You Hear What I Hear? with The Choirboys
2005 Aled Jones The Christmas Album Sang Silent Night with Aled Jones
2006 The New World soundtrack Sang "Listen to the Wind"
2007 Celtic Woman: A New Journey Joined the group and sang "The Sky and the Dawn and the Sun", "Over the Rainbow", "Beyond the Sea", "The Last Rose of Summer", "Spanish Lady", "Mo Ghile Mear" and "You Raise Me Up". She soloed "Scarborough Fair" and "Lascia ch'io pianga".
2007 West Side Story Sang the part of Maria
2007 Endless Ocean Sang various songs including "Prayer" and "Pokarekare Ana"
2007 Flood Soundtrack Sang the theme song, "Flood".
2007 Jekyll soundtrack Performed the vocals for the series' theme song.
2007 Helmut Lotti The Crooners Sang "There's a Sparkle in Your Eyes" with Helmut Lotti
2007 Russell Watson Outside In Sang "Time to Say Goodbye" with Russell Watson
2008 Mike Oldfield Music of the Spheres Sang "On My Heart" and "On My Heart (reprise)"
2008 Passione Sang "Be My Love" with Mario Frangoulis
2008 Tenor at the Movies Sang "Un Giorno Per Noi" from Romeo and Juliet with Jonathan Ansell
2008 Blake Where Do We Go from Here? (Japan release) Sang "Where Do We Go from Here" with the band Blake
2008 Songs of Praise Sang "Abide With Me", from her album Treasure
2008 Shadows From The Sky Full length movie being filmed in Northern Ireland, England, and Australia, scheduled for release in 2015. Hayley plays herself, and portions of her 2008 Northern Ireland concert are included.
2009 Paul Potts Passione Sang Sei Con Mei with Paul Potts
2009 Nativity! soundtrack Sang "Silent Night" from Winter Magic and "One Night One Moment"
2009 Songs of Praise Sunday 11 January
2009 Lee Mead Nothing Else Matters Sang "When The Stars Go Blue" with Lee Mead
2010 Karl Jenkins Gloria Sang the solo in "I'll Make Music"
2010 The Central Band of the Royal Air Force Reach for the Skies Sang Danny Boy
2010 Karl Jenkins The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace – 10th Anniversary Special Edition Sang "For the Fallen", set to the poem by Laurence Binyon.
2010 Junichi Inagaki Otoko to onna 3 Sang "Olivia wo kikinagara" with Junichi Inagaki


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